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Steel, Danielle

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Joachim von Hartmann was born and raised in Buenos Aires by his loving German mother, inseparable from his identical twin. When Joachim moves to Paris with his mother in his late teens, his twin stays behind and enters a dark world. Meanwhile, Joachim begins training to be a butler, fascinated by the precision and intense demands and goes on to work in some of the grandest homes in England. His...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2021

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Steel, Danielle

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Summary: "Joachim von Hartmann was born and raised in Buenos Aires by his loving German mother, inseparable from his identical twin, Javier. When Joachim moves to Paris with his mother in his late teens, his twin stays behind and enters a dark world. Meanwhile, Joachim begins training to be a butler, fascinated by the precision and intense demands, and goes on to work in some of the grandest homes in...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Steele, Michael Anthony.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Ryan Barnes is youngest skater in a group on an international tour to South America, but a Argentinian team, led by an older skater and named Arsenio, is determined to win at any cost--including getting Ryan and his friends into serious trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2014

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED STE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TON

Sacheri, Eduardo A. (Eduardo Alfredo)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAC

Grémillon, Hélène

Summary: Buenos Aires, 1987. When a beautiful young woman named Lisandra is found dead at the foot of a six-story building, her husband, a psychoanalyst, is immediately arrested for her murder. Convinced of Vittorio's innocence, one of his patients, Eva Maria, is drawn into the investigation seemingly by chance. As she combs through secret recordings of Vittorio's therapy sessions in search of the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC GRE

Gainza, María

Summary: The narrator of Optic Nerve is an Argentinian woman whose obsession is art. The story of her life is the story of the paintings, and painters, who matter to her. Her intimate, digressive voice guides us through a gallery of moments that have touched her. In these pages, El Greco visits the Sistine Chapel and is appalled by Michelangelo's bodies. The mystery of Rothko's refusal to finish murals...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAI

Dickey, Eric Jerome.

Summary: International assassin Gideon spilled blood for the first time when he was seven years old, with a single shot to his victim's head. This pivotal event shaped Gideon throughout his life, made him who he is: one of the fiercest, most feared hired guns in the world. And one of the most hunted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIC

Přez-Reverte, Arturo.

Summary: Max and Mercedes first meet in 1928, when she is the wife of a noted composer and he is a professional dance partner on the ship taking her to Buenos Aires, and their romance does not end although life takes them in different directions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfaguara 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468 PER

Griffin, W.E.B.

Summary: A spy story in Buenos Aires during World War II. It features Cletus Frade, a Spanish-speaking Marine Corps flier on assignment for the OSS. His mission is to prevent a German ship from rearming and resupplying U-boats in the South Atlantic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Kanon, Joseph

Summary: When he is entreated by his dying Auschwitz-survivor uncle to track down a Nazi war criminal who committed atrocities, a rogue CIA agent investigates the hidden scientist's alluring daughter, uncovering complicated truths.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks, Simon & Schuster Audio 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KAN

Trigiani, Adriana.

Summary: A once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity takes shoe designer and businesswomen Valentine Roncalli from the winding streets of Greenwich Village to the sun-kissed cobblestones of Buenos Aires, where she finds a long-buried secret hidden deep within a family scandal. Once unearthed, the truth rocks the Roncallis and Valentine is determined to hold her family together as she longs to create one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Trigiani 2010

Rotella, Sebastian.

Summary: "A global manhunt sweeps up a former federal agent when his childhood friend becomes the chief suspect in a terrorist rampage. His hazardous stint in U.S. law enforcement behind him, Valentine Pescatore has started over as a private investigator in Buenos Aires. Then he runs into a long-lost friend: Raymond Mercer, a charismatic, troubled singer who has converted to Islam. After a terrorist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rotella 2014

Steel, Danielle

4 holds on 13 copies

Summary: "The moment the plane touched down at Ministro Pistorini Airport in Buenos Aires, Joachim von Hartmann knew in every fiber of his being that he was home. It was almost as if his heart and soul, and even his body, knew it. He had left as a boy of seventeen, twenty-five years before, when he moved to France with his mother, and new French stepfather. Eight years later, he went to England on a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Dunlop, Andrea

Summary: "Katie Cleary has always known exactly what she wants: to be the best skier in the world. As a teenager, she leaves her home to live and train full time with her two best friends, all-American brothers Luke and Blair, whose wealthy father has hired the best coaches money can buy. Together, they are the USA's best shot at bringing home Olympic gold. But as the upward trajectory of Katie's elite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Kanon, Joseph

Summary: "Seventeen years after the fall of the Third Reich, Max Weill has never forgotten the atrocities he saw as a prisoner at Auschwitz-nor the face of Dr. Otto Schramm, a camp doctor who worked with Mengele on appalling experiments and who sent Max's family to the gas chambers. As the war came to a close, Schramm was one of the many high-ranking former-Nazi officers who managed to escape Germany...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KAN

Oloixarac, Pola.

Summary: A student at the Buenos Aires School of Philosophy attempts to put her life (academically and romantically) in the service of a professor whose nearly forgotten theories of violence she plans to popularize and radicalize--against his wishes. Meanwhile, a young couple--a documentary filmmaker and a blogger--engage in a series of cerebral and sexual misadventures. In a novel crammed with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC OLO

Carner, Talia

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Thelate 1800s find fourteen-year-old Batya in the Russian countryside, fleeing with her family endless pogroms. Desperate, her father leaps at the opportunity to marry Batya to a worldly, wealthy stranger who can guarantee his daughter an easy life and passage to America. Feeling like a princess in a fairytale, Batya leaves her old life behind as she is whisked away to a new world. But soon she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Olguín, Sergio

Summary: "When she hears about the suicide of a Buenos Aires train driver who has left a note confessing to four mortal 'accidents' on the train tracks, journalist Veronica Rosenthal decides to investigate. For the police the case is closed (suicide is suicide), for Veronica it is the beginning of a journey that takes her into an unfamiliar world of grinding poverty, crime-infested neighborhoods, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bitter Lemon Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OLG

Knecht, Rosalie

Summary: "New York City, 1962. Vera Kelly is struggling to make rent and blend into the underground gay scene in Greenwich Village. She's working night shifts at a radio station when her quick wits, sharp tongue, and technical skills get her noticed by a recruiter for the CIA. Next thing she knows she's in Argentina, tasked with wiretapping a congressman and infiltrating a group of student activists in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P KNE

De Robertis, Carolina

Summary: "February 1913. Seventeen-year-old Leda, clutching a suitcase and her father's cherished violin, leaves her small Italian village for a new home (and husband) halfway across the world in Argentina. Upon her arrival in Buenos Aires, Leda is shocked to find that her bridegroom has been killed. Unable to fathom the idea of returning home, she remains in this unfamiliar city, living in a commune,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DER

Summary: Naive, 17-year-old Bennie goes to Buenos Aires to search for his older brother whom he has not seen for ten years. With the success of their father Carlo, a renowned symphony conductor, the family moved from Argentina to New York. When Bennie finds his brother, Tetro, he is surprised to find that he is not the person he remembered. While staying with Tetro and his girlfriend Miranda, the two...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2010

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France, Miranda

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 982.11 FRA

Gardel, Carlos

Contents: Buenos Aires -- Barrio viejo -- Almagro -- Paseo de julio-- Caminito -- La cancion de Buenos Aires -- Fondin de Pedro Mendoza -- El bulin de la calle ayacucho -- Madreselva -- Corrientes -- Melodia de arrabal -- Barrio reo -- Ventanita de arrabal -- Bajo belgrano -- Jiron porteno (Oro muerto) -- Callecita de mi barrio -- Silbando -- A media luz -- Mi Buenos Aires querido.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Edicion Limitada 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN GAR

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